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Release Notes

KiCad 8.0.3 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the version 8.0.3 bug fix release. The 8.0.3 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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KiCad 8.0.2 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the version 8.0.2 bug fix release. The 8.0.2 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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KiCad 8.0.1 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the version 8.0.1 bug fix release. The 8.0.1 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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Version 8.0.0 Released

The KiCad project is proud to announce the release of version 8.0.0. Despite coming only a year after KiCad 7 was released, version 8 is packed with new features, improvements, and hundreds of bug fixes. We hope you enjoy the new version! Head to the KiCad download page to get your copy of the new version (note that some packages may still be in the process of being released at the time this announcement is published). Our thanks go out to everyone who contributed to KiCad this past year. Whether your contribution was large or small, writing code, submitting bug reports, improving our libraries and documentation, or just supporting us financially: your help made a difference.

In accordance with the KiCad stable release policy, KiCad 7.x will no longer be actively maintained, and we will release bug fix versions of KiCad 8.x over the next year as we develop new features for KiCad 9. Read on to see some of the highlights of the new version!

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KiCad 7.0.11 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the version 7.0.11 bug fix release. The 7.0.11 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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KiCad Version 8 Release Candidate 3

The KiCad project is excited to announce the third release candidate for the upcoming version 8 stable release. Version 8 will contain many new features compared to the current version 7 release. Please consider giving 8.0.0-rc3 a try to discover any additional issues so they can be fixed before release by the end of February. Thank you to everyone who contributed to version 8. How to Download Release Candidate Builds The release candidate packages can be found in the "Stable Builds" folder on the KiCad Download Page.
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KiCad Version 8 Release Candidate 2

The KiCad project is excited to announce the second release candidate for the upcoming version 8 stable release. Version 8 will contain many new features compared to the current version 7 release. Please consider giving 8.0.0-rc2 a try to discover any additional issues so they can be fixed before release at the end of January. Thank you to everyone who contributed to version 8. How to Download Release Candidate Builds The release candidate packages can be found in the "Stable Builds" folder on the KiCad Download Page.
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KiCad Version 8 Release Candidate 1

The KiCad project is excited to announce the first release candidate for the upcoming version 8 stable release. Version 8 will contain many new features compared to the current version 7 release. Please consider giving 8.0.0-rc1 a try to discover any additional issues so they can be fixed before release at the end of January. Thank you to everyone who contributed to version 8. How to Download Release Candidate Builds The release candidate packages can be found in the "Stable Builds" folder on the KiCad Download Page.
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KiCad 7.0.10 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the version 7.0.10 bug fix release. The 7.0.10 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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KiCad 7.0.9 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the version 7.0.9 bug fix release. The 7.0.9 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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